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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes

    How some of Illinois' largest companies cut their taxes
    The United States generally taxes the income of large corporations at 35 percent, one of the highest rates in the world. It has spurred companies such as Lake Forest-based Hospira to enter talks to buy a French company in a deal that would enable the...
  • Covidien's 3,100 Employees Could Fare Well In Mega-Merger

    What will happen with Covidien and its 3,100 Connecticut employees if a proposed, $43 billion takeover by Medtronic Inc. goes forward? Steve Blazejewski, president of general surgical products at Covidien, wouldn't comment on that when he addressed...
  • Comcast Defends Merger After FCC Chairman Laments Lack of Consumer Internet Choice

    After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave a speech pointing out the lack of high-speed Internet service options for most consumers, some public interest groups saw it as a swipe at industry consolidation, namely Comcast's plans to merge with Time Warner Cable....
  • Tribune Media's Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50 Million Cash

    Tribune Media Co.'s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as the company looks to broaden its footprint and better...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover

    Tyson, Hillshire reach deal with Justice Dept. on takeover
    Tyson Foods Inc. needs to divest its Heinold Hog Markets sow buying business in order to proceed with its $8.5 billion acquisition of Hillshire Brands Co., the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Farmers sell sows, or female adult pigs, for...
  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • Reed Midem Launches MipCancun

    Targeting Latin America, one of the fastest-growing TV markets in the world, MipTV and Mipcom organizer Reed Midem is launching MipCancun, its first regional TV mart in nearly 15 years. Also known as the Latam TV Buyers Summit, the curated and highly-...
  • Regulators Deny Deal In AT&T-Frontier Sale

    The settlement reached between state officials and Frontier Communications Corp. as an integral part of the company's acquisition of AT&T's wireline business in Connecticut was denied Thursday by utility regulators. The $2 billion deal for AT&T's 900,...
  • Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up

    Hillshire Brands CEO to leave as Tyson takeover ties up
    Hillshire Brands CEO is leaving his top job as the company officially becomes part of Tyson Foods Inc. Some Hillshire executives plan to stay with Tyson. But President and CEO Sean Connolly has chosen to leave after a transition period, Tyson said....
  • FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families

     FCC should push Comcast to get Internet to more low-income families
    Promises, promises. To win federal regulators' approval for its acquisition of NBC Universal, cable giant Comcast promised in 2011 to offer low-cost Internet connections to millions of low-income households in its service area for three years. Now,...